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SIAC has a busy summer so far in California

July 21, 2011Daniel Gelinas

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—The Security Industry Alarm Coalition has been proactively advocating for alarm industry interests and better municipality/industry relations in California for the past several weeks. The mission of SIAC is to create a structure for all interested parties—alarm companies, police departments and municipalities—to come together under the common goal of dispatch reduction and alarm management, with the end result of false alarm reduction. SIAC has been working with...

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Monitoring

Metro Phoenix city looks to force false alarm fines on alarm companies

March 17, 2011Daniel Gelinas

AVONDALE, Ariz.—City officials here held a meeting March 7 with certain members of the local security industry as well as representatives from SIAC to discuss their false alarm ordinance. The results of that meeting include the city remaining firm on its decision to fine alarm companies for false alarms. According to SIAC industry/law enforcement liaison Jon Sargent, the outcome could have been better. “This is similar to what happened in Fontana, but not quite the same. That had to do...

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Monitoring

The dust settles over Fontana

September 23, 2010Daniel Gelinas

FONTANA, Calif.—Industry experts say there are important lessons to take away from the settlement announced Sept. 6 between Fontana, Calif., “the city with the toughest false alarm ordinance in the country,” and the Inland Empire Alarm Association. Eric Griffin, Jon Sargent and Morgan Hertel identified three lessons in particular for the security industry: Enhanced Call Verification is here to stay; expect closer scrutiny of alarm ordinances nationwide; and industry/municipality...

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